Gonzalo Higuain is on his way to London to complete his £22million switch to Arsenal.
The Gunners have been close to the signing of the Argentinian and they are set to finally confirm the deal.
Higuain, who has been told by Real Madrid that he is free to leave, will fly into London on Thursday evening for final talks.
Nearly done: How Higuain would look in an Arsenal kit, in our mocked-up image
His father has indicated that the move should be completed shortly.
‘We do not negotiate with any club without permission of the selling club,’ Higuain told TuttoMercato.
‘We have permission [from Madrid] and hopefully we can soon see my son in the Premier League.’
Arsenal completed the signing of young French striker Yaya Sanogo on Monday, the first day of what could be a busy transfer window for the Gunners.
Johan Djourou and Vito Mannone have already been loaned out and sold respectively, while Arsene Wenger is reportedly interest in Wayne Rooney, Marouane Fellaini and Lars Bender.
Goal machine: The Argentine striker scored 16 goals in 19 starts for Real Madrid in La Liga last season